The filing window for applications for new noncommercial educational (NCE) FM new station construction permits closed on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The Media Bureau received 1,282 applications for new NCE FM stations during the window. The Bureau staff has reviewed the applications to identify (1) applications that must be dismissed due to filing in excess of the 10-application limit; (2) singletons, which are applications that are not mutually exclusive (MX) with any other application filed in the window, and can be accepted for filing; (3) singletons with acceptability
defects; and (3) mutually exclusive (MX) groups of applications.
The Media Bureau identified 231 MX groups, comprising 883 applications which are listed in Attachment A. 13 applications with numerous significant and egregious technical defects were also identified and are listed in Attachment B. These defective applications have been dismissed.